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retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
gullible - easily deceived
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.