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spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies