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covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
genre - particular variety of art or literature
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing