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reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient