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polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable