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corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill