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effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
artless - without guile; open and honest
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)