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PALEONTOLOGY

a science dealing with the life of past geologic periods as known from fossil remains

The meaning of the word paleontology is a science dealing with the life of past geologic periods as known from fossil remains.

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nirvanathe final beatitude (see beatitude
explicitfully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity : leaving no question as to meaning or intent
blunderto move unsteadily or confusedly
chivalrousvaliant
lackadaisicallacking life, spirit, or zest : languid
shacklesomething (such as a manacle or fetter) that confines the legs or arms
imprudentnot prudent : lacking discretion, wisdom, or good judgment
restivestubbornly resisting control : balky
defameto harm the reputation of by communicating false statements about : to harm the reputation of by libel (see libel
innovationa new idea, method, or device : novelty