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jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
hoary - white with age