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::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
::: inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol