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::: reimburse - repay; pay back
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: fallible - liable to err
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology