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::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound