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maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
linguistic - pertaining to language
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself