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chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
indelible - not able to be erased
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport