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parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
carefree - free from worries; having no problems
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
promontory - headland