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annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration