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    reconcile/ indenture/ apprentice

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentence?

    And so the schoolmistress reconciled the recommendation to her conscience, and the indentures were canceled, and the apprentice was free.

    reconcile= to become compatible or consistent

    indenture = a deed or legal contract executed between two or more parties; a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term

    apprentice = someone who works for an expert in order to learn a trade

    Thanks for your efforts.



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