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prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
avarice - greediness for wealth
emanate - issue forth; come out
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating