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nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
adage - wise saying; proverb
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)