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rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
fiend - evil spirit; devil
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce