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oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
absolve - pardon (an offense)
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help