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gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
edify - instruct; correct morally
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience