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orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
addiction - compulsive habitual need
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
allegiance - loyalty
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
influx - flowing into
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)