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descry - catch sight of (something distant)
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
indigence - poverty
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
arraign - charge in court; indict
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose