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recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
apiarist - person who keeps bees
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.