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alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
buffoon - stupid person; clown
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
forebears - (forbears) ancestors