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reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
aloft - upward; high up in the air
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
adore - love deeply and respect highly
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper