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lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
augment - increase; add to
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall