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::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
::: onerous - burdensome
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous