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fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
reprisal - retaliation
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.