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beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
cogitate - think over; ponder
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy