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rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
humility - humbleness of spirit
shrewd - clever; astute
avuncular - of or like an uncle
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence