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actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
Occident - the West
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash