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::: condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts