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rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence