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derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
arraign - charge in court; indict
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
enumerate - list; mention one by one
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture