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proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
quicksilver - mercury
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey