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philology - study of language or words
entomology - study of insects
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
opportune - timely; well-chosen