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::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive