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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
crave - desire; want intensely
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
culprit - one guilty of a crime
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone