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deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber