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::: document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
::: condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
::: suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
::: commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation