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unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
buccaneer - pirate
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
hermitage - home of a hermit
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
advent - arrival
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment