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importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh