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disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
perpetual - everlasting
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.