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odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
adept - expert at; very skilled
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves