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orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend