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::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion