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gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand