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append - attach
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
viand - food; CF. live