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apposite - appropriate; fitting
repast - meal; feast; banquet
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
preeminent - outstanding; superior
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy