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derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
repository - storehouse
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt