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antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
assail - assault
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
finite - limited
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G