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::: cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
::: prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender