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chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
anomaly - irregularity
lascivious - lustful