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quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
quicksilver - mercury
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
genre - particular variety of art or literature
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.