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aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
acknowledge - recognize; admit
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child