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tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
brackish - somewhat saline
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time