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facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
cleft - N: split
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor