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endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
cartographer - map-maker
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
captious - faultfinding; too critical
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy