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jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
desiccate - dry up
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)