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cadet - student at a military school
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
aloft - upward; high up in the air
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical