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biennial - every two years
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
blandishment - flattery
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
suitor - man who is courting a woman