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deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.