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derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
alimentary - supplying nourishment
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision