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derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound