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ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
mischance - ill luck