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genesis - beginning; origin
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
culprit - one guilty of a crime
sprightly - lively
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics