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embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
enact - make (a bill) into law
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest