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bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
patrimony - property inherited from a father
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
filch - steal (things of small value)
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable