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ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background