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orator - public speaker
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
recline - lie down
ligneous - like wood
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life