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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together