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papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
replenish - fill up again
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
wary - very cautious; watchful
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation