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append - attach
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination