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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
nutritious - providing nourishment
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
allure - entice; attract; tempt
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech