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apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
impecunious - without money
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language