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confound - confuse; puzzle
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president