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orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed