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loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young