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canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
hermitage - home of a hermit
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem