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cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); รณ
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
truncate - cut the top off; shorten