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herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
apprise - inform
affluence - abundance; wealth