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expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven