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peregrinate
Verb. to wander from place to place
sophisticated
Adj. having worldly knowledge or refinement (also: complex)
travesty
Noun. highly inferior imitation
obsolescent
Adj. becoming obsolete (for example, no longer used)
ritual
Noun. detailed procedure regularly followed (also: the prescribed form of conducting a ceremony)
perambulate
Verb. to stroll
peripatetic
Adj. moving from place to place
revelry
Noun. boisterous festivity
garrulous
Adj. very talkative
tome
Noun. book (usually large and scholarly)
tenuous
Adj. weak; insubstantial
missive
Noun. letter
prescient
Adj. having knowledge of events before they occur
pundit
Noun. authority or critic
foresight
Noun. concern with respect to the future (also: the ability to forsee)
sustain
Verb. to maintain (also: support; uphold; undergo)
lofty
Adj. elevated in nature; noble
quiescent
Adj. still; inactive
novel
Adj. new or original
squander
Verb. to waste
expound
Verb. to explain by presenting in detail
redundant
Adj. unnecessarily repetitive; exceedign what is necessary
erudition
Noun. deep learning
peruse
Verb. to examine
articulate
Adj. speaking in clear and expressive language
digress
Verb. to stray from the main topic
predilection
Noun. preference; disposition
bibliophile
Noun. book lover
puerile
Adj. childish; immature
caricature
Noun. exaggerated portrait