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indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
superimpose - place over something else
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish