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visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette