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sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
throes - violent anguish
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing