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excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive