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unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
surmise - guess; N.
defalcate - embezzle
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism