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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
citadel - fortress
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
gainsay - deny
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for