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peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology