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amnesia - loss of memory
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract