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foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity