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wanderlust - strong longing to travel
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
concatenate - link as in a chain
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable