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historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
fallible - liable to err
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty