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brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
increment - increase
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
paramour - illicit lover
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)