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::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: impecunious - without money
::: advert - refer
::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee