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protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant