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migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
regicide - murder of a king or queen