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polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
adept - expert at; very skilled
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)