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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.