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quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
agenda - items of business at a meeting
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition