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smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
labyrinth - maze
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
repeal - revoke; annul
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out