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precise - exact
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
brackish - somewhat saline
progenitor - ancestor
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
tertiary - third in order or rank
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency