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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
apposite - appropriate; fitting