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clime - climate
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?