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enjoin - command; order; forbid
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
concentric - having a common center
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
alcove - nook; recess