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credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat