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anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death