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amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
canto - division of a long poem
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used