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ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
libidinous - lustful
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy