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paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube