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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food