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vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)