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::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
::: indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
::: dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter