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ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)