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ferrule

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ferrule
definition
noun
1. a ring or cap usually of metal put around a slender shaft (as a cane or a tool handle) to strengthen it or prevent splitting.
2. a usually metal sleeve used especially for joining or binding one part to another (as pipe sections or the bristles and handle of a brush).

glade

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glade
DEFINITION
noun
: an open space surrounded by woods.

unbeknownst

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unbeknownst
DEFINITION
adjective
: happening or existing without the knowledge of someone specified.

albeit

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albeit
DEFINITION
conjunction
: conceding the fact that : even though : although.

hibernaculum

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hibernaculum
DEFINITION
noun
: a shelter occupied during the winter by a dormant animal (as an insect or reptile).

quibble

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quibble
DEFINITION
verb
1. to evade the point of an argument by caviling about words;
2a. cavil, carp;
b. bicker;
3. to subject to minor objections or criticisms.

benefic

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benefic
DEFINITION
adjective
: producing good or helpful results or effects : beneficial.

lacuna

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lacuna
DEFINITION>br> noun
1. a blank space or a missing part : gap; also : deficiency, inadequacy;
2. a small cavity, pit, or discontinuity in an anatomical structure.

inveigh

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inveigh
DEFINITION
verb
: to protest or complain bitterly or vehemently : rail.

clochard

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clochard
DEFINITION
noun
: vagrant, tramp.

lollapalooza

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lollapalooza
DEFINITION
noun
: one that is extraordinarily impressive; also : an outstanding example.

tomfoolery

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tomfoolery
DEFINITION
noun
: playful or foolish behavior.