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misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
paucity - scarcity; dearth
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity