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victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
captious - faultfinding; too critical
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films