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drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)