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defalcate - embezzle
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly