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petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
overthrow - topple; N.
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
abeyance - suspended action
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians