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::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous