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compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.