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nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
humid - damp; N. humidity
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish