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blunder - error; stupid mistake
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
edify - instruct; correct morally
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
contusion - bruise