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viper - poisonous snake
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
indict - charge; N. indictment
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment