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::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
::: adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
::: stipend - pay for services
::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery