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an act of self-abasement, mortification (see mortification

The meaning of the word penance is an act of self-abasement, mortification (see mortification.

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vicaran ecclesiastical agent: such as
flushto fly away suddenly
clientelea body of clients
arcadea long arched building or gallery
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
contrivancea thing contrived
presumptuousoverstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy) : taking liberties
conformitycorrespondence in form, manner, or character : agreement
incubateto sit on (eggs) so as to hatch by the warmth of the body
elevationthe height to which something is elevated: such as