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optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women