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verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
repeal - revoke; annul
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care