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sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
osseous - made of bone; bony
complementary - serving to complete something
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured