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philology - study of language or words
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
potentate - monarch; sovereign
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse