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amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
bearing - deportment; connection
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry