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::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: credo - creed
::: annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)