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prom⋅on⋅to⋅ry [prom-uhn-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
–noun, plural -ries.
1. a high point of land or rock projecting into the sea or other water beyond the line of coast; a headland.
Two of them on a promontory.
"Florence and her lights in the distance." p. 34.
biv⋅ou⋅ac [biv-oo-ak, biv-wak] noun, verb, -acked, -ack⋅ing.
1. a military encampment made with tents or improvised shelters, usually without shelter or protection from enemy fire.
2. the place used for such an encampment.
–verb (used without object)
3. to rest or assemble in such an area; encamp.
"...it lasted until the were bivouacked in the Villa San Girolamo north of Florence." p. 51.
verb, -at⋅ed, -at⋅ing.
–verb (used with object)
1. to throw off in scales, splinters, etc.
2. to remove the surface of (a bone, the skin, etc.) in scales or laminae.
"...Plato's statue, whose marble exfoliated in the heat..." p. 58