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buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
bastard - illegitimate child
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
philology - study of language or words
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
odoriferous - giving off an odor