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adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
weary - tired after long work; V.
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile