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::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: defection - desertion
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal