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turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath