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venerate - revere; treat with great respect
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
abate - subside or moderate
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense