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patois - local or provincial dialect
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals