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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
cogitate - think over; ponder