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desiccate - dry up
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)