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wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
topple - become unsteady and fall down
impeccable - faultless
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate