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::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: astral - relating to the stars
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
::: delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
::: 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
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events