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philology - study of language or words
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
augment - increase; add to
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous