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epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
patrimony - property inherited from a father
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment