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meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret