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::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
::: polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort