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paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
metropolis - large city
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.