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canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal