By Mark Twain

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Pangs: (n) anguish, compunction, deceitful, wily, sly, dodgy, tricky, insidious, fraudulent, tricksy. contrition, distress. ANTONYM: (adj) open. thunderbolt: (n) bolt of lightning, gush: (n, v) flood, flow, spurt, jet, lightning, thunder, thunderclap, discharge, stream, rush, surge; (n) bombshell, surprise, flash, shackle, quarrel, streak of lightning, streak. wads: (n) tons, loads, dozens, gobs, haemorrhoid, heaps, hemorrhoid, large indefinite amount, stacks, large indefinite quantity, lots. warmed: (adj) warmer, warm, baked.

Exaltation: (n) elation, ecstasy, apotheosis, worship, praise, rapture, deification, grandeur, adoration; (n, v) sublimation; (v) laud. ANTONYMS: (n) abasement, belittlement, debasement, degradation, humiliation, sorrow, derogation, disparagement. fascinate: (adj, n, v) charm; (n, v) dishonor, disgrace; (n) shame, allure, enchant, entice; (adj, v) attract; humiliation, wickedness, contempt, (v) bewitch, enthrall, enrapture, insult; (v) break, ignore, disrespect, enthral, entrance, capture. discredit.

His white handkerchief was hanging out of his pocket behind, as usual on Sundays--accidentally. % The congregation being fully assembled, now, the bell rang once more, to warn laggards and stragglers, and then a solemn hush fell upon the church which was only broken by the tittering and whispering of the choir in the gallery. The choir always tittered and whispered all through service. There was once a church choir that was not ill-bred, but I have forgotten where it was, now. It was a great many years ago, and I can scarcely remember anything about it, but I think it was in some foreign country.

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