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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
abscission - cutting off; separation
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent