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Word: malapropism

Definition: comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop

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::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: apiarist - person who keeps bees
::: ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
::: titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.