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exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of