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minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
interpolate - insert between
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy