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apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit