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::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire