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feign - pretend
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie