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taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
repast - meal; feast; banquet
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
linguistic - pertaining to language
biennial - every two years
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
allegiance - loyalty
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause