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ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
agenda - items of business at a meeting
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne