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::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb