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rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
girth - distance around something; circumference
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)