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codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
scrappy - quarrelsome
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things