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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
gnarled - twisted
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
onus - burden; responsibility
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent