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bastard - illegitimate child
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation