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distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
inception - start; beginning
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
cartographer - map-maker
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship