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::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
::: mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors