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jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
trident - three-pronged spear
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')