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::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine