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fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria