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whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
maudlin - effusively sentimental
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
partition - divide into parts
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified