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remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
sprightly - lively
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage