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anomaly - irregularity
apiculture - bee-keeping
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
inevitable - unavoidable
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up