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stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant