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humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth