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encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.