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evenhanded - impartial; fair
cleft - N: split
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat