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remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
deft - neat; skillful
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage