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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
inception - start; beginning
philology - study of language or words
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
obsidian - black volcanic rock