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corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
cohere - stick together
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
agog - highly excited; intensely curious