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apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler