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consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
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
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
ligneous - like wood
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
refraction - bending of a ray of light