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::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress