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diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?