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acrophobia - fear of heights
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
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
patois - local or provincial dialect
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
pinnace - small boat
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous