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abjure - renounce upon oath
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
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
anomaly - irregularity
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
arraign - charge in court; indict
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel