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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
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
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence