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magistrate - official with power to administer the law
compute - reckon; calculate
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
opportune - timely; well-chosen
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
depredation - plundering; destruction
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard