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forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
ovation - enthusiastic applause
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy