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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.