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antediluvian hopelessly old-fashioned; primitive; outdated.
asterisk a sign (*). It is used to show that there is other information on the page that explains the information where the sign is placed.
cloture in U.S. parliamentary procedure, a method of ending debate and causing an immediate vote on the matter being discussed.
glean to gather or discover (facts, information, or the like) a little at a time.
imprimatur any official permission or sanction.
parlance manner of speaking or writing, especially word choice; vernacular.
quondam having been in the past; former.
reconnaissance the act or process of examining an area, especially to gain militarily useful information.
repose2 to put or place (confidence, hope, or the like) in someone or something.
seminal of critical importance; essential.
supine lying with the face upward.
symbiosis a close association, usually a mutually beneficial relationship, between two dissimilar organisms.
topography the shape of the earth's surface across an area or region. The topography of an area includes the size and location of hills and dips in the land.
transpose to exchange the position or order of (two things).
welter to roll about or wallow, as in mud or the open sea.