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::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: abysmal - bottomless
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology