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miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
viand - food; CF. live
expedite - hasten; make go faster
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants