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comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
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
isotope - varying from of an element
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length