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prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
crave - desire; want intensely
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash