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indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
abbreviate - shorten
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
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
surmise - guess; N.
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition