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forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
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.
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
comprise - include; consist of
humility - humbleness of spirit
hermitage - home of a hermit
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism