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::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.