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antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
flotsam - drifting wreckage
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
abjure - renounce upon oath
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration