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check - stop motion; curb or restrain
residue - remainder; balance
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
transpose - reverse the order or position of
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.