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executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
cloister - monastery or convent
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding