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::: aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror