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alchemy - medieval chemistry
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
belittle - disparage; depreciate
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious