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troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
incarcerate - imprison
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
odorous - having an odor
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
celerity - speed; rapidity