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chronic - long established as a disease
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
jocund - merry
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem