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condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
Occident - the West