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recapitulate - summarize
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
simulate - feign; imitate
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
traverse - go through or across
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)