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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
ventral - abdominal
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic