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myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
abysmal - bottomless
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance