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  1. diurnal
    of or pertaining to a day or each day; daily
  2. apophlegmatics
    Treatments or medications designed to facilitate discharges of phlegm or mucus from mouth or nostrils.
  3. awl
    a pointed instrument for piercing small holes in leather, wood, etc.
  4. rapine
    the violent seizure and carrying off of another's property; plunder.
  5. cabal
    a small group of secret plotters, as against a government orperson in authority.
  6. calentures
    violent fevers with delirium, affecting persons in thetropics
  7. circumlocutions
    a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of morewords than necessary to express an idea.
  8. cudgel
    a short, thick stick used as a weapon; club.
  9. culverins
    medieval forms of musket
  10. draymen
    a person who drives a low, strong cart without fixed sides, for carrying heavy loads
  11. encomiums
    formal expressions of high praise; eulogy
  12. expostulate
    dispute, argue, protest; exhort, counsel.
  13. fortnight
    two weeks
  14. hosier
    a person who makes or deals in hose or stockings or goodsknitted or woven like hose.
  15. cephalalgics
    mdeicine or treatment for headaches
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Gulliver 030512
Vocab for GCP Gulliver's Travels, Eighth grade