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disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
abash - embarrass
abut - border upon; adjoin
regale - entertain
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians