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clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
celerity - speed; rapidity
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky