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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
apparition - ghost; phantom
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event