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accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
hummock - small hill; hillock
calamity - disaster; misery
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth