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etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism