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lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
humdrum - dull; monotonous
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
rotund - (of a person) fat and round