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encircle - surround
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
duration - length of time something lasts
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
plumage - feathers of a bird;