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::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
::: conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
::: comprise - include; consist of
::: indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct