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cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
tawny - brownish yellow
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly