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compute - reckon; calculate
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
accost - approach and speak first to a person
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
inter - bury; N. interment