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retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
alimentary - supplying nourishment
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion