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amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
granary - storehouse for grain
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.