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purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
distend - expand; swell out
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose