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atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion