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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
denigrate - blacken; defame
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant