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::: entomology - study of insects
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
::: inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: wary - very cautious; watchful