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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
predilection - preference; partiality
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
repeal - revoke; annul