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reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
empirical - based on experience