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copious - plentiful
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up