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salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
simplistic - oversimplified
archipelago - group of closely located islands
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim