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construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
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)
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
illicit - illegal
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system