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autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
benediction - blessing
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
pinnace - small boat
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop