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::: ablution - washing
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise
::: colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition