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conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
repeal - revoke; annul
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware