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mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
abode - dwelling place; home
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice