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::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: cleft - N: split
::: verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
::: remediable - reparable
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: denigrate - blacken; defame
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures