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stipend - pay for services
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical