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poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
philology - study of language or words
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence