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ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
promontory - headland
cohesion - tendency to keep together
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
demerit - fault; bad quality