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precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
allegiance - loyalty
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question