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indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
chaotic - in utter disorder
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity