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appellation - name; title
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean