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academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
hummock - small hill; hillock
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
hut - crude dwelling; shack
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly