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Word: excerpt

Definition: selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.

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::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: bastard - illegitimate child
::: incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
::: approbation - approval
::: founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect