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ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly