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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.