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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
bookish - fond of books and reading
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)