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entreat - plead; ask earnestly
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
deluge - flood; rush; V.
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
duration - length of time something lasts