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hermitage - home of a hermit
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)