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paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
boorish - rude; insensitive
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction