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espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
trident - three-pronged spear
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
tenet - doctrine; dogma