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antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
languish - lose animation or strength
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion