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adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
consternation - great shock; dismay
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate