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abjure - renounce upon oath
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
adherent - supporter; follower
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
biennial - every two years
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic