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cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern