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::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
::: ablution - washing
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke