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orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
gaffe - social blunder
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.