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extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
accost - approach and speak first to a person
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original