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discombobulated - discomposed; confused
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
betroth - become engaged to marry
decapitate - behead
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)