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desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
dignitary - person of high rank or position
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
incinerate - burn to ashes
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services