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::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic