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herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
studious - given to diligent study
collation - a light meal; collating