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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
imprecation - curse; swearword
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around