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thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism