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epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)