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::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey