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institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
pinnace - small boat
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
asteroid - small planet