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wanderlust - strong longing to travel
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous