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jaunt - trip; short journey
cohabit - live together
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
matrimony - state of being married
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule