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::: promontory - headland
::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
::: fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
::: amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie