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thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)