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rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
illimitable - infinite; limitless
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)