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chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
compensatory - making up for; repaying
motto - brief statement used to express a principle