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recapitulate - summarize
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
chicanery - trickery; deception
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
viand - food; CF. live