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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy