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::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: abbreviate - shorten
::: maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
::: tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: libidinous - lustful
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
::: retinue - following; attendants