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console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland