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arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity