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hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
onerous - burdensome
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal