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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
apiculture - bee-keeping
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance