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::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule