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filch - steal (things of small value)
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
assiduous - diligent
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song