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conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner