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distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
maudlin - effusively sentimental
abjure - renounce upon oath
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free