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trident - three-pronged spear
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound