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captious - faultfinding; too critical
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)