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The Bibliophiles Whilom Adhered to Unreasonable Samizdat.

In Words on April 18, 2011 at 11:00

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Mumpsimus |ˈməmpsiməs| –

Noun

  • A traditional custom or notion adhered to although shown to be unreasonable.
  • A person who obstinately adheres to such a custom or notion.

Whilom |ˈ(h)wīləm| –

Adverb

  • Formerly; in the past.

Bibliophile |ˈbiblēəˌfīl| –

Noun

  • A person who collects or has a great love of books.

Mulct |məlkt| –

Verb [Transitive]

  • Extracts money from [someone] by fine or taxation.

Samizdat |ˈsämizˌdät; səmyizˈdät| –

Noun

  • The clandestine copying or distribution of literature banned by the state, esp. formerly in the communist countries of eastern Europe.

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