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ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
adjoin - be next to
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model