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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
vie - contend; compete
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
evenhanded - impartial; fair
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference