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glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities