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stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter