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paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about