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prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
apiculture - bee-keeping
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to