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inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
baffle - frustrate; perplex
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly