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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
recapitulate - summarize
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
simulate - feign; imitate