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dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
spoof - parody
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild