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prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
warranted - justified; authorized
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work