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lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
droll - queer and amusing
delude - deceive
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous