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admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
slither - slip or slide
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work