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::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered