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rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
baroque - highly ornate