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hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily