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blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)