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calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way