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belated - delayed
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
genesis - beginning; origin
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in