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dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
melee - fight
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
blunder - error; stupid mistake
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)