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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry