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endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
abut - border upon; adjoin
longevity - long life; long duration
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
patrimony - property inherited from a father