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detonation - explosion
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
chronic - long established as a disease
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant