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zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
provisional - tentative; temporary