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provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
detonation - explosion
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
interminable - endless
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.