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::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
::: reimburse - repay; pay back
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care