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avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration