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::: conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
::: disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
::: collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)