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advent - arrival
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
penitent - repentant; N.
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
monotheism - belief in one God
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to