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martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
import - significance; importance; meaning
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
refraction - bending of a ray of light
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
aspirant - seeker after position or status
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
capacious - spacious