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disseminate
(verb) to scatter; as in sowing seed
apnea
(noun) temporary absence of breathing
auriferous
(adj) containing or bearing gold
benefice
(noun) 1. a feudal estate; a fief; 2. an ecclesiastical living or preferment
coelom
(noun) the body cavity of many animals containing the visceral organs
discursive
(adj) 1. passing from one subject to another; 2. (philos.) knowledge from reason and argument
simony
(noun) buying and selling sacred things
trunion
(noun) one of the two cylindrical projections on a cannon for supporting the cannon on its carriage
ordain
(verb) 1. to confer holy orders upon; 2. to decree; 3. to destine or predestine
forsooth
(adv) (archaic) indeed; in truth
ultramontane
(noun) 1. people living beyond the mountains; 2. (cap) one who advocates support of papal policy. (adj) characteristic of peoples living north of the Alps
martinet
(noun) a strict disciplinarian
tetter
(noun) a blister or pimple
sheet anchor
(noun) 1. (naut.) a large anchor for emergency use; 2. a person who can be relied on in an emergency
inveterate
(adj) 1. firmly established; 2. habitual
temerity
(noun) recklessness; boldness
bouillabaisse
(noun) a rich soup of fish and vegetables
brachycephalic
(adj) having a short, broad head (cephalic index over 80)
eristic
(noun) the art of disputation
prurient
(adj) having or causing an excessive interest in sex