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canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
tenacity - firmness; persistence
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
vernal - pertaining to spring
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior