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::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: citadel - fortress
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
::: cascade - small waterfall
::: deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning