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circuitous - roundabout
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
chaffing - bantering; joking
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse