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recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
sprightly - lively
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots