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::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
::: agenda - items of business at a meeting
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat