foolery, n. An instance of foolish behaviour; a foolish or ridiculous belief, action, or thing.
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fontlet, n. A small source or wellspring; a little fountain.
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deliquescent, adj. That deliquesces; having a tendency to liquefy spontaneously by dissolving in moisture absorbed from the air.
parish pumpery, n. Concern with local matters exclusively, parochialism; (also) people having such concerns collectively.
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