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::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: adage - wise saying; proverb
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
::: viand - food; CF. live