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repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling