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::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.