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::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: unravel - disentangle; solve
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition