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jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
augment - increase; add to
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete