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ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;