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perforate - pierce; put a hole through
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
edifice - building (of imposing size)
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.
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse