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::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
::: prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
::: gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
::: portly - stout; corpulent
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood