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lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
impair - injure; hurt; damage