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rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
minatory - menacing; threatening
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm