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capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
transpose - reverse the order or position of
regicide - murder of a king or queen