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incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
conclave - private secret meeting
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)