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::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
::: invective - abuse
::: espionage - spying
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: advert - refer