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hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
genesis - beginning; origin
accomplice - partner in crime
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome