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unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
cartographer - map-maker
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive