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academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
progenitor - ancestor
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
composure - mental calmness
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate