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::: ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow