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superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
entomology - study of insects
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out