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apparition - ghost; phantom
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne