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enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
curtail - shorten; reduce
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
tribunal - court of justice
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical