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emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
adherent - supporter; follower
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
incur - bring upon oneself
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
tenet - doctrine; dogma
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm