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::: pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: malediction - curse
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: 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
::: indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs