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circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
accord - agreement
gaffe - social blunder
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.