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cadaver - corpse; dead human body
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery