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antediluvian
ancient
apartheid
brutal racial discrimination
anoint
put oil on (religious)- declaring sacred
anodyne
type of opiate- causes insensitivity to pain
ancillary
auxiliary, accessory, aid
anathema
solemn curse, someone that is a curse ( the babe)
antithetical
directly opposing
annals
records arranged by year
annuity
paid every year (allowance)
animadiversion
critical remark
anneal
reduce bitterness and improve toughness through heating and letting cool slowly
anvil
used for hammering out metals
annotate
comment, make explanatory notes
knave
untrustworthy person
clapper
ringer of a bell
nostrum
questionable medicine
pharisee
hypocritical self righteous person; member of ancient jewish sect
germinal
pertaining to a germ
wistful
sadly thoughtful
slake
satisfy thirst
peregrination
journey, the suffix nate ( to wander from place to place)
knoll
little round hill
harry
harass or annoy
felicitous
suitably expressed, apt, well spoken
glut
overstock
rife
widespread something bad
ineluctable
irresistible, inescapable
wax
to grow
artless
candid, genuine, lacking deciet
parsimonious
stingy frugal