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asphyxiate
make unconscious by cutting off the supply of oxygen
cornucopia
horn of plenty; inexhaustible supply
desist
stop
effeminate
woman-like
empathy
a feeling of sharing another's emotions or experiences
evanescent
fleeting; delicate
frieze
ornamental band on a wall
indite
write; compose
itinerary
planned route
lien
legal claim to a debtor's property
maxim
concisely-state rule of conduct
motif
theme
palfrey
riding horse
phalanx
massed group
svelte
gracefully slender; sophisticated
tertiary
third in importance
trenchant
vigorously expressive
abortive
unsuccessful
anomalous
irregular
captious
unduly critical; argumentative
coadjutor
assistant
disjointed
disconnected
educe
arrive at
empirical
based on observation
exculpate
free from blame
firmament
dome of the sky
iridescent
of chaing colors
macerate
soften in a liquid; wasted away
mores
customs
norm
standard applied
optimum
most favorable
probity
honesty
rostrum
platform used for speechmaking
turpitude
vileness of conduct