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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
abate - subside or moderate