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mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
facsimile - copy
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease