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rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
immobility - state of being immovable
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
distrait - absentminded; distracted
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch