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::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: contusion - bruise
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
::: amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art