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retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
regicide - murder of a king or queen
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous