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maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
marital - pertaining to marriage
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report