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chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
paucity - scarcity; dearth
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
prank - mischievous trick
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
patrimony - property inherited from a father
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather