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of, relating to, or characteristic of words and language that were once coon but are now used chiefly to suggest an earlier style or period
a group active in the invention and application of new techniques in a given field, especially in the arts
any of numerous plant diseases resulting in sudden conspicuous wilting and dying of affected parts, especially young, growing tissues
scornful of the motives, virtue, or integrity of others; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity.
the belief that certain persons or members of certain classes or groups deserve favored treatment by virtue or their perceived superiority, as in intellect, social status, or financial resources `
characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, specially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious
a quality, as of an experience or a work of art, that arouses feelings of pity, sympathy, tenderness, or sorrow
a theater that projects images of celestial bodies and other astronomical phenomena onto the inner surface of a hemispherical dome
a controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine
describing a disorder having physical symptoms but originating from psychological causes
relating to a literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked through irony, derision, or wit
the interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects
behavior exercising moderation and self-restraint especially with respect to eating or drinking
graphic representation of the surface features of a place or region on a map, indiating their relative positions and elevations
energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition
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