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emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
plumage - feathers of a bird;
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
apposite - appropriate; fitting
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference