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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
compute - reckon; calculate
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary