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spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety