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solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
artisan - a manually skilled worker
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
patrimony - property inherited from a father
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)