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privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
extol - praise very highly; glorify
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
cadet - student at a military school
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power