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philology - study of language or words
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
bode - foreshadow; portend
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
antecede - precede
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior