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appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
doggerel - poor verse
arraign - charge in court; indict
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current