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prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
engulf - surround and swallow up
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
imprecation - curse; swearword
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road