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deterrent - something that discourages or deters
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
truism - self-evident truth
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision