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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
biennial - every two years
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.