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cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
abjure - renounce upon oath
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
repartee - quick clever reply
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism