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::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
::: accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person