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expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
ablution - washing
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
altercation - noisy quarrel
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper