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pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
regale - entertain
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation