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zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
marital - pertaining to marriage
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
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)
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus