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Dojo

A room or hall in which Judo and other martial arts are practised; A mat for Judo, etc.

Eg. The students filed into the Dojo silently for their session with the new master.

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Bibliomania

An extreme enthusiasm for collecting and possessing books.

Eg. His bibliomania made him buy every best seller that came out.

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Congou

A variety of black China tea.

Eg. His stay in China made him develop a taste for Congou.

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Compurgation

An acquittal from a charge or accusation from the oaths of witnesses

Eg. Finally through compurgation the accused got relief.

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Ploshion

The sudden release of air in the pronunciation of a stop consonant.

Eg. Explosion