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avuncular - of or like an uncle
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.