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convex - curving outward
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy