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Emolument
Emolument (i-MAHL-yuh-muhnt), n.: The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary
Palindrome
Palindrome (PAL-uhn-drohm), n.: a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
Deprecate
Deprecate (DEP-ri-kayt), v. 1: to disapprove of strongly; deplore 2: belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts" 3 archaic: To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer
Bivouac
Bivouac (BIV-wack, BIV-uh-wack), n. 1: The watch of a whole army by night, when in danger of surprise or attack 2: An encampment for the night usually without tents or covering. --v.i.; BIVOUACKED; BIVOUACKING: To encamp for the night under little or no shelter.
Umbrage
Umbrage (UHM-brij), n.: suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment