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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
surmise - guess; N.
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
impudence - impertinence; insolence
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
tranquillity - calmness; peace
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
remnant - remainder
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe