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paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
abash - embarrass
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged