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commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
bookish - fond of books and reading
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
baroque - highly ornate
agog - highly excited; intensely curious