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impious - irreverent
cloister - monastery or convent
contusion - bruise
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip