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gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
appall - dismay; shock deeply
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart