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juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
fancied - imagined; unreal
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger