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abysmal - bottomless
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
provisional - tentative; temporary