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tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
cartographer - map-maker
paucity - scarcity; dearth
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate