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::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic