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enjoin - command; order; forbid
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
apiculture - bee-keeping
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
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
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution