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supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
component - element; ingredient
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse