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interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
fiend - evil spirit; devil
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
swindler - cheater
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass