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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
vicar - parish priest; representative
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
cleft - N: split
dearth - scarcity
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference