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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
entomology - study of insects
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person