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taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
cloister - monastery or convent
premonitory - serving to warn
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
dissonance - discord
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston