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::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: jaunt - trip; short journey
::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia