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refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
belligerent - quarrelsome
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula