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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
vicar - parish priest; representative
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
distrait - absentminded; distracted