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pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
menace - threat; V: threaten
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals