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herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
collation - a light meal; collating
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation