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fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
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
onerous - burdensome
desiccate - dry up
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)