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orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
squander - waste; spend foolishly
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
filing - particle removed by a file
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food