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::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: 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
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning