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::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
::: 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
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
::: curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person