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laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
bacchanalian - drunken
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
cessation - stoppage
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others