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antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial