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::: collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: recline - lie down
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: import - significance; importance; meaning