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::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
::: philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
::: blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light