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Pilgarlic
1 a : a bald head *b : a bald-headed man
2 : a man looked upon with humorous contempt or mock pity
Distrait
apprehensively divided or withdrawn in attention : distracted
onomastics
1 a : the science or study of the origins and forms of words especially as used in a specialized field b : the science or study of the origin and forms of proper names of persons or places
*2 : the system underlying the formation and use of words especially for proper names or of words used in a specialized field
Vernacular
1 a: using a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language b: of, relating to, or being a nonstandard language or dialect of a place, region, or country c: of, relating to, or being the normal spoken form of a language
millstone
1: either of two circular stones used for grinding (as grain)
2 a: something that grinds or crushes b: a heavy burden
sully
to make soiled or tarnished : defile
avant-garde
to make soiled or tarnished : defile
edifying
to instruct or benefit, esp. morally or spiritually; uplift
rebuke
to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand