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provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
accelerate - move faster
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
aloft - upward; high up in the air
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
animosity - active enmity