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roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
assail - assault
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice