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pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health