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precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
recapitulate - summarize
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady