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solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
Occident - the West
abolish - cancel; put an end to
infirmity - weakness
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch