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::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: swill - drink greedily
::: seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe