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carefree - free from worries; having no problems
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe