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chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters