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::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
::: epoch - period of time
::: categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual