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belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat