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redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
incur - bring upon oneself
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original