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imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
memorialize - commemorate
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston