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sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
onus - burden; responsibility
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism