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::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: vicar - parish priest; representative
::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: onerous - burdensome