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prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
convex - curving outward
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
provisional - tentative; temporary
ordinance - decree; authoritative order