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sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
ablution - washing
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
evenhanded - impartial; fair
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion