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oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.