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beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
indite - write; compose
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
abut - border upon; adjoin
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before