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recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
insurgent - rebellious; N.
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
orator - public speaker
marital - pertaining to marriage
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters