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militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
alleviate - relieve (pain)
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean