WW Book 12 Leeson 2

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absolve

To clear guilt, or to free from a promise or responsibility.

adumbrate

To foreshadow in an indirect way.

apothegm

A short, instructive saying.

aspersion

A defamatory expression; slander.

coadjutor

One who works with another, usually in a subordinate position.

congenital

Existing at or dating from birth; being an essential characteristic.

elan

A lively spirit with a distinctive style.

germane

Pertinent and fitting.

hiatus

An interruption or gap in space, continuity, or time.

immure

To confine within or as if within walls; to imprison.

ineluctable

Not to be avoided or changed; inevitable.

internecine

Marked by slaughter; mutually destructive.

invoke

To appeal to earnestly.

prototype

A person or thing that serves as an example for its kind; an original.

quadrennial

Occurring every four years.

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