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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism