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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
insurgent - rebellious; N.
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time