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disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
aloft - upward; high up in the air
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.