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confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
conclave - private secret meeting
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial