61 parish area in the care of a single priest and served by one main church

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parish area in the care of a single priest and served by one main church itinerary plan of a trip; record of a trip modulate tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G regiment military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regi- mented society mayhem injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crip- pling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim wrangle quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cat- tle; N. declivity downward slope proclivity inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad) proscribe prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw recumbent reclining; lying down completely or in part draconian extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician dispassionate calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings withstand stand up against; resist successfully garner gather; store up; amass mediate settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire gibberish nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling resurge rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surg- ing again refuse anything discarded or rejected as worthless; trash dogmatic opinionated; holding stubbornly to one’s opin- ion; arbitrary; doctrinal dispense distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemp- tion from an obligation or a rule germinal pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea connotation suggested or implied meaning of an expres- sion; V. connote equivocate use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation d´ebˆacle sudden disastrous downfall or defeat; complete disaster beneficiary person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an in- surance policy or will grudging unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly) bromide platitude; chemical compound used to calm ex- citement jug pitcher; container for holding liquids apocalyptic prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse scourge lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict fulsome disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire guy cable or chain attached to something that needs to be braced or steadied; CF. guide jollity gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay subsistence existence; means of subsisting; means of sup- port; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level) shunt move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N. grapple wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and strug- gle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar simplistic oversimplified tenacity firmness; persistence extrovert person interested mostly in external objects and actions 62
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32 pert (esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat
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