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cogitate - think over; ponder
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia