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indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted