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downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
crinkle - wrinkle
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic