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emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
knoll - little round hill; hillock
craven - cowardly
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
clasp - hold firmly within arms
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)