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vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
monotheism - belief in one God
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
refraction - bending of a ray of light