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::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)