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defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
wastrel - waster; profligate
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians