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diadem - crown
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
promontory - headland
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back