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::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
::: ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
::: convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
::: detonation - explosion
::: musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid