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drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
recapitulate - summarize
congeal - freeze; coagulate
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life