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::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary