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aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
dishearten - discourage