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abjure - renounce upon oath
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die