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chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
progenitor - ancestor
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials