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libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
lofty - very high
apiculture - bee-keeping