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parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person