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convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish