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explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
retinue - following; attendants
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
dispirited - lacking in spirit
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey