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avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
wrath - anger; fury