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clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line