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pretext - excuse
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done