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::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
::: canto - division of a long poem
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy