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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
forward - presumptuous or bold
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)