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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
crevice - crack; fissure
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
innate - inborn