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fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition