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antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
regime - method of system or government
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
maudlin - effusively sentimental