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overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
antecede - precede