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agog - highly excited; intensely curious
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
emancipate - set free; liberate
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic