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ichthyosaurs
a fossil reptile
osculate
to kiss formally or humorously
coniferous
cone-bearing trees
vociferous
making a loud outcry
muster
an assemblage or review of troops for parade or inspection, or for numbering off
hypodermic
pertaining to the area under the skin
devilry
malicious mischief
anemia
deficiency of blood or red corpuscles
antediluvian
of or pertaining to the times, things, events before the great flood in the days of Noah
epicurean
a generous, life-loving, pleasure-seeker
pyx
a vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved
obsequious
showing a servile readiness to fall in with the wishes or will of another
dandy
a man unduly devoted to style, neatness, and fashion in dress and appearance
impetus
any impulse or incentive
foppery
dandyism
biblulous
fond of drinking
charlatan
a quack
infallible
exempt from error of judgment, as in opinion or statement
lithograph
a print made by printing from stone
loam
a fertile soil of clay and sand containing humus
sardonic
scornfully or bitterly sarcastic
littoral
of, pertaining to, or living on a shore
paroxysm
a sudden outburst of any kind of activity
principality
the territory of a reigning prince
sepulcher
a burial-place