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malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
apiarist - person who keeps bees
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork