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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise