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parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
dishearten - discourage
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)