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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize