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assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy