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etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society