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remnant - remainder
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
compensatory - making up for; repaying
subsequent - following in time or order; later
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)