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carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
hummock - small hill; hillock
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
enjoin - command; order; forbid
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis