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recapitulate - summarize
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
imminent - impending; near at hand
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
insightful - discerning; perceptive
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere