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manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
sprightly - lively
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back