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::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
::: clientele - body of customers
::: lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism