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parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation