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caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
comprehend - include; understand
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die