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perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
bacchanalian - drunken
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist