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swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay