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canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
confound - confuse; puzzle
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
advent - arrival
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
obsequy - funeral ceremony
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript