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chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
hoary - white with age
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.