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chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)