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polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy