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environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting