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philology - study of language or words
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
evince - show clearly
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
confound - confuse; puzzle
edify - instruct; correct morally