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elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
suitor - man who is courting a woman
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
vendor - seller
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air