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crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
citadel - fortress
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
flair - talent
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society