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provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
spatial - relating to space
crone - hag; ugly old woman
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo