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sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
satirical - using satire; mocking