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surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition