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epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
cessation - stoppage
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal