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piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker