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fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops