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purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
filch - steal (things of small value)
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend