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reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
trident - three-pronged spear
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand