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knoll - little round hill; hillock
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
absolve - pardon (an offense)
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory