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::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as