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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
import - significance; importance; meaning
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic