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veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
incur - bring upon oneself
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner