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expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance