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solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
repository - storehouse