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examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings;
overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something;
assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places;
conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate;
force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position;
beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; : form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place;
reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive;
(derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret;
seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
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