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genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)