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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
traverse - go through or across
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim