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clergyman attached to a chapel

The meaning of the word chaplain is clergyman attached to a chapel.

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retributiondeserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
intervenecome between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
satellitesmall body revolving around a larger one
memoirmemoirs; autobiography; biography
anarchyabsence of governing body; state of disorder
freebooterpirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
franticwild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
prevailbe widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something