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convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
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
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
insurgent - rebellious; N.
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
tertiary - third in order or rank
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln