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accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
enact - make (a bill) into law
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
filch - steal (things of small value)
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics