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inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic