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tawny - brownish yellow
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
remediable - reparable
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
duration - length of time something lasts
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics