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adorn - decorate
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
portly - stout; corpulent
compensatory - making up for; repaying
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy