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liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
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
complementary - serving to complete something
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp