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ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
infirmity - weakness
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous