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jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
depredation - plundering; destruction
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter